The Betrayals

The Betrayals

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'A sumptuous act of imaginative world-building ... Settle in, and enjoy getting lost in this captivating book.' OBSERVER




WINNING WAS EVERYTHING...


UNTIL IT DESTROYED THEM



Two young men, Leo and Carfax, close friends and fierce rivals.
A family ripped apart by madness and tragedy.
One woman, her life built upon a lie, with a mysterious connection to them all...


LOSE YOURSELF IN THE MOST EPIC BOOK OF THE YEAR.


'Dizzyingly wonderful ... a perfectly constructed work of fiction' THE TIMES
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Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 159 x 227 x 39mm | 650g
  • The Borough Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0008272166
  • 9780008272166
  • 30,117

Review quote

'Dizzyingly wonderful ... a perfectly constructed work of fiction' The Times


'Another sumptuous act of imaginative world-building ... If you're looking for an absorbing, transporting work of fiction - and why would you not be? - The Betrayals is just the thing ... settle in, and enjoy getting lost in this captivating book' Observer


'Ingenious ... Collins's story holds everything up its sleeve for as long as possible' Guardian


'The Betrayals is a beautiful dystopian romance about coming of age as an artist and the love affair artistic collaboration can be, while also being an acute political novel about the fate of spiritual values in a totalitarian system. A rich delight' Sandra Newman


'Captivating' Daily Mirror


'An immersive, imaginative slice of storytelling' Daily Express


'It's just beautiful - written with such elegance and poise. What I love about Bridget's books is her ability to write the most magical worlds of escapism and yet anchor those worlds very much in today' Joanna Cannon


'She's done it again: this is another triumph from the incomparable imagination of Bridget Collins. The Betrayals sinks its teeth into you and won't let you go. It's a mesmerising, intimate and ambitious story about art, love and what it means to be human. If you loved The Binding, you'll adore The Betrayals' Erin Kelly


'More lavish magical escapism from the unit-shifting author of The Binding' Irish Independent


'A unique, unexpected and beautifully unsettling story ... gorgeously beguiling and totally addictive' Joanna Glen, author of The Other Half of Augusta Hope


'Brilliant ... a captivating, imaginative tale' Woman & Home


'A storyteller of rare imagination ... This intricate symphony of a novel is both a disturbing portrait of fascism and a soaring meditation on artistic expression' Mail on Sunday
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About Bridget Collins

Bridget Collins' first adult novel, THE BINDING, was a UK number 1 bestseller. She originally trained as an actor before publishing seven acclaimed books for young adults. THE BETRAYALS is her second adult novel.
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Rating details

4,519 ratings
3.62 out of 5 stars
5 21% (929)
4 36% (1,645)
3 31% (1,379)
2 9% (429)
1 3% (137)
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